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in the bay area using smart parking technology which adjust prices at meters and sensors determine if a space is vacant many parking apps use the information to help you. officials admit it is only 90% accurate. >> anything as far as using new technology can't be absolutely perfect. what we've done is look at this on an ongoing basis. >> reporter: we downloaded the free sf park app, blue line indicated lots of empty spaces on hayes street near franklin we only found a crowded street. this time it appears the app let us down unless i'm missing one there is not a single space here. we are going to move on to another neighborhood. unscientific test took us to laguna street where the app showed there was parking, none here either, minutes later, success the app decked us to grove street and lots of spaces. -- have you used the app yourself? >> yes. it works well. >> reporter: others prefer old school, search and circle. transportation authority officials say they've updated their technology to allow things like the app to work a little better. if you you are using a parking app, make sure you do
and exhibits. they are using different technologies including one that starts with photos from a still camera. you take photos from different animals and feed them into computer and amazing software program puts them together in this incredible image. that software can analyze the two dimensional pictures and make a model from an ordinary camera. >> they are also using laser cameras where the exhibits are. a sophisticated software programmable lies the data points and the result is an image is so detailed it could create an exact replica of the space and everything in it. they are thrilled to get this data now even though they are not sure how they are going to use it. >> what exactly we'll do with that, we will have years to figure that out. >> they are cleaning and packing and puzzling over the 43 years of accumulated stuff behind the scenes of the museum. >> this one is a six-foot lens. >> first they have to figure out what they have. next they decide what makes the cut. >> whatever they do keep will come here to pier 15, after two years of top to bottom renovation, huge undertaking, this
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